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UFC 197: Main Card Predictions, Including Jones vs Saint Preux

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 03: Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones waits in a timeout as he defends his title against Daniel Cormier during the UFC 182 event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jones retained his title by unanimous decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

There’s something rather underwhelming about an interim title, but it does mean Jon Jones is back where he belongs – as the former light heavyweight champion returns to the octagon this weekend. The king without a crown, Jones never lost the title – but was stripped of it after he was suspended by the UFC almost twelve months ago. Since …

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UFC 197: Predictions Part 2

Demetrious Johnson

In the famous words of UFC announcer Bruce Buffer “IT’S TIIIIME!”. UFC 197 is upon us and with two of the greatest fighters in UFC history headlining and co-headlining, the event it is sure to be one to be remembered. It also begins the countdown to UFC 200 as the title fights are coming thick and fast over the next …

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Watch: Stars Of UFC 197 Give Their Take On The Conor McGregor ‘Retirement’ Furore

The three main attractions of UFC 197 addressed the Conor McGregor situation during open workouts last night. It’s the hot topic in MMA that has overshadowed a huge pay-per-view. Inevitably, the question was raised to the UFC 197 combatants among their usual discussion of fight preparation. While Jon Jones and Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson were cool with the apparent decision …

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Watch: The First Episode Of UFC 197 Embedded

With UFC 197 right around the corner the promotion for the event is going to be coming thick and fast this week. The buzz around fight week is always more intense for the PPV cards and one of the reasons for that is the Embedded Series. Catch up with headliners Jon Jones and Ovince St Preux and co-headliners Henry Cejudo …

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UFC On FOX 19 Predictions: Part 1

It’s fight week again. Just days removed from UFC’s first foray into Croatia, the UFC sets up its shop a little bit closer to home, just up the west coast in Tampa, Florida. Yet another card this year that has been hit by the injury bug, UFC on FOX 19 still has plenty of exciting fights all the way down the card. …

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The Ultimate Fighter 24 Winner Will Earn Flyweight Title Shot

The UFC has announced that the winner of season 24 of The Ultimate Fighter will not only earn themselves a Harley and a hefty cheque but a shot at the flyweight title. Sixteen flyweights will compete on the show later this year to become the No.1 contender, with the finale and title fight taking place sometime in December. You can view …

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Daniel Cormier Not Happy With Choice of Referee for UFC 197 Rematch Against Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier Jon Jones and Daniel Comier on January 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier isn’t a happy camper this week as the Nevada State Athletic Commission handed out judging and referee assignments for his rematch with Jon Jones. Reported first by MMA Fighting, Herb Dean will once again be the third man inside the octagon for the April 23 main event in Las Vegas, Nevada, having previously overlooked their …

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5 Super-Fights The UFC Must Make

What fight fan doesn’t want to see champion v champion? The two best in the world in their own weight division clashing to see who the true champion is. After missing several opportunities in the past, the UFC look more likely that ever now to to cash in on these potential fantasy match-ups. With Conor McGregor and Rafael Dos Anjos …

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No. 2 Pound-For-Pound UFC Fighter Gives Conor McGregor A Hell Of A Chance At UFC 197

Demetrious Johnson believes that Conor McGregor can get the job done at UFC 197, but that it depends on how Rafael Dos Anjos approaches the contest. Speaking to FightAffect, Johnson, current flyweight champion and number two ranked in the UFC’s ‘P4P’ list behind only Jon Jones, gave his measured take on how the blockbuster match-up between Conor McGregor and Rafael Dos Anjos may …

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Conor McGregor Climbs A Massive Nine Places In UFC Pound-For-Pound Rankings

Conor McGregor has skyrocketed through the official UFC pound-for-pound world rankings in the latest update. The newly crowned featherweight champ leapfrogged the likes of light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, welterweight champ Robbie Lawler, and bantamweight king TJ Dillashaw in the list, and is now considered the third best fighter in the world. Generated by a voting panel made up of media members, the ‘pound-for-pound rankings’ see fighters …

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Booing Fans Are F**king Idiots Says UFC Champ

Among connoisseurs of the sport, and to his peers, Demetrious Johnson is one of the most respected fighters in MMA, but it seems the average fan is not enamoured with “Mighty Mouse”. Last night Johnson beat John Dodson via five round unanimous decision for the second time, to hold on to his UFC flyweight championship belt. The champ was utterly dominant …

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UFC: Who’s The Real Pound For Pound King (or Queen)?

With Jon Jones off duty and Chris Weidman and Daniel Cormier staking their claim with wins at the weekend, who is the Pound For Pound best in the UFC? UFC pound for pound rankings as at Monday, May 25, 2015: 1. Jose Aldo (Featherweight champ, UFC record: 7-0, undefeated for 9 1/5 years) 2. Demetrious Johnson (Flyweight champ, six title defences) 3. …

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Tuesday Takedown: UFC 178 Special

Usually, the Tuesday Takedown would take into account Bellator action but given the stellar nature of what was a truly epic UFC 178, Shane Saunders has decided to give his full attention to the main card from Saturday night.  There’s only one place to start and that’s in Las Vegas where, on Saturday night, a large travelling support witnessed “The Notorious” …

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Fight Night Preview: Bellator 126, Conor McGregor & UFC 178

Resident MMA expert Shane Saunders is here to to preview a massive weekend in which Conor McGregor faces his biggest challenge yet. This weekend’s UFC PPV event is arguably the card of the year for the behemoth organisation. Despite the loss of its original main event in Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, the card still boasts some mouthwatering fights including …

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UFC Star: “Conor McGregor Reminds Me of Tyson & Ali”

UFC star Demetrious Johnson was full of praise for Conor McGregor ahead of the Irishman’s fight with Dustin Poirier this coming weekend. The current UFC Flyweight Champion likened ‘The Notorious’ to legends such as Mike Tyson and Muhammad Ali. “I really, truly appreciate Conor McGregor’s style — his fighting style and the way he talks,” Johnson said on Monday’s edition of The …

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The Breakdown: UFC 174 Aftermath

While the sports world has been distracted by the World Cup, UFC 174 went down in Vancouver this weekend, featuring a flyweight title fight and what will most likely prove to be a welterweight title eliminator, won comfortably by Rory McDonald.  The event wasn’t hugely remarkable, but a few storylines that have been bubbling under for the last little while …

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